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Name:Ben Vane
Hill number:76
Height:915.76m / 3004ft
RHB Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Leven (Dumbarton)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 27757 09837
Summit feature:rock outcrop near small cairn
Col:492m  NN263096  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL39S 364S
Observations:note cairn at top of gully 35m E at NN 27790 09830 is 0.52m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveys of Beinn Teallach and Ben Vane (Final).doc
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 707 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Debs & Tali, heading home. Parked on A82 layby 1km south of tracks start as carpark closed for the roadworks. Under 4 hours, hill path being repaired.Mountain Goat02/10/2019
C & TWaltzin Delilah02/10/2019
2nd Repeatchalky195305/07/2019
Climbed from Inveruglas vistor centre, left work in Hamilton at 12:30, started the hike at 14:15, returned to the car at 19:45. Clear sunshine to begin with, overcast by the end, but dry all afternoon. Didnít enjoy the false summits, but this was my 66th Munro and the fourth in the Arrochar Alps.chillyman814/06/2019
Standard there and back route from Inveruglas. Quite a steep ascent. Clear on summit but rain shower on descent.knarf10/06/2019
Trantham Clan01/06/2019
From Inveruglas Visitor Centre, Loch Lomond (NN 32270 09862). Followed Loch Sloy access road before crossing bridge at NN 29865 09506. Soon an intially boggy path before reaching steeper ground. A few not too difficult scrambly bits near the top before reaching the small summit plateau.david23020125/03/2019
Nice walk, steep and interesting. Few people out, mild and foggy.Capt Malbec27/12/2018
Up steep well trodded path. Boggy low down, rocky higher up. Top 100m patches of ice made short scrambles interesting. Good long distant viewscjo09/12/2018
The usual route from Inveruglas on a sunny day, great views of the nearby lochs and hills and an enjoyable hike/scramble to the summit.Chris Mac18/11/2018
n Vane & Ben Vorlich. Ben Vane 1st of the 2 for the day. Stayed at Ardpeaton. Cloud was at 900m very cold wind -10 wind chill. Inverugles visitors centres car park on Loch Lomond. Ran hills. Ice & heavy frost on top of Vane Ben though Vorlich colder than Vane. Use just Tailwind all day. jps66629/10/2018
Parked at Inveruglas car park and headed along the three locks way path to start the ascent of Ben Vane. Easy paths to follow with occassional small scambling sections near the top.Zoe Little05/08/2018
Sick Kid04/08/2018
SoloChris Blake13/07/2018
with Ben VorlichHuwel16/05/2018
From NN 3180 0923, parking a few 100m's N. With Steve Smith. Nice walk up in thawing snow and some ice. On to the N Top.jonglew02/12/2017
Ben Vanekeithouk25/10/2017
From Arrochar via the excellent new path (Three Lochs Way) to Coiregrogain. Then a fine ascent on a good path. Pity about the weather. Of the two paths marked ascending W from NN295092, the southernmost is the better.Mark Jackson19/08/2017
revisit for beinn dubh, ben vane, ben vane north top, ben vane far north top, beinn dubh, from inveruglas cp, nice sunny hot day.robertphillips18/07/2017
Bob & DukeDukeNukem19/06/2017
From Inveruglas car park, up Loch Sloy access road and SW shoulder, then descended the same way. No visibility on summit.welshyboyo30/05/2017
From bus at Inveruglas, after to Ben Vorlich and down to Tarbet via cowal wayRodge08/04/2017
From Inveruglasquadbarrel21/01/2017